Anacruz presents:
SOUNDING INDIGENOUS
AUTHENTICITY IN BOLIVIAN MUSIC PERFORMANCE

By Michelle Bigenho

Palgrave
2002

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MUSIC OF:
Toropalca

Yura

Música de Maestros

CHAPTERS:
1 Authenticity Matters

2 What Makes You Want to Dance

3 "Time!"

4 Indigenous Cool and the Politics of Aesthetics

5 The Burden and Lightness of Authenticity

6 Sonorous Sovereignty

7 The Indigenous Work and its Authorship

8 Codas, Despedidas, and Kacharpayas

Chapter 7: The Indigenous Work and its Authorship

Yureños write and depict answers to the anthropologist's questions about their music. They depict their own musical instruments as well as electronic instruments that are today a part of their sonorous environment. Drawings by the ayllus of Yura.

This website was created by Michelle Bigenho, mbigenho@hampshire.edu